Freight Forwarder (experienced)

Posted 11 days ago by Pertemps
Location Coventry Job Type Permanent
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum Sector Driving & Logistics
We are currently recruiting on behalf of a family run company based in Coventry. With over 30 years industry experience our client is looking to add a proactive and confident Freight Forwarder on a full time permanent basis to their team.

Benefits include onsite parking, competitive salary, the ability to develop within an excellent working environment and international travel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising between customers and suppliers to deliver a high level of customer service. You will need to manage all aspects of the Import process and ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments to ensure all requirements are met.

This role is very hands on and will involve working both in an office and warehouse environment. It also involves working long unsociable hours usually weekends and bank holidays in busy periods so please consider this when applying.

Key Duties:

Act as first point of contact for client queries
Formulate rates and quoting
Process customer invoices
Issue instructions and ensure jobs are collected and delivered on time
Unloading vehicles in the warehouse
Attend exhibitions in both the UK and Europe

Person specification:

The successful candidate will be excellent at developing relationships and be confident when networking with clients face to face. Knowledge of imports/exports/freight forwarding would be ideal but is not essential.

Pertemps specialise in temporary and permanent recruitment for Commercial, Industrial, Driving, Logistics, Engineering & Technical sectors.
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